Local Day and Overnight Camps
• AUM Summer Youth Programs
Rebecca Bloodworth, 244-3339
Dates: 6/3-7, 6/10-14, 6/17-21, 6/24-28, 7/8-12, 7/15-19, 7/22-26 and Camp CEO – 6/16-21. Length: One
week sessions; Ages: Gr. K-5 - 12th.
Other: AUM’s summer Youth College offers over 150 classes for grades K-12 grade taught by certified teachers. Parents/students can pick and choose individual classes to meet their needs and schedules. Classes range from art, dance, science, math, reading even fishing! Youth Preview Night is Tuesday, February 28 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at AUM’s Center for Lifelong Learning located at 75 Techna Center Drive. Preview night is FREE and a great way to see what all AUM offers, meet our instructors, receive detailed information and discount on our programs. Call 244-3804 or visit www.aum.edu/coned.
• Alabama State University
(334) 229-4686 or (334) 229-4317
SKYCAP 2013 - Session dates: Session 1: June 3-28; Session 2: July 8-Aug. 2
Grades 1-12; Half and full-day programs. Academics, computers, arts and fitness. A variety of courses to expand and peak your child’s imagination, sharpen academic skills and introduce them to physical fitness activities.
Tonea Stewart Performing Arts Camp - Includes Acting, Singing, Dancing, Oral Interpretation, Technical Theater.
Camps offered; Taps June 3-15 $300, Camp 3T June 23-29 $350, TTI June 10-15 & 23-29 $200, Gifted July 16-26 $250, ARPAC July 11-14 $400.
For more information call 334-229-6755 or visitl toneastewartcamps.com
• Alabama Tennis Academy presents
19th Annual Future Champ Camp
Held at The Montgomery Academy for ages 6 - 9.
• Alabama Wildlife Federation
3050 Lanark Road, Millbrook, 285-4550
Expedition Lanark Day Camp, Ages: 6-14 Co-ed
Dates: June 3-7, 10-14, 17-21 24-28, July 8-12, 15-19, 22-26. 7-one week sessions.
Nature Navigators, ages 6-8. Get ready to experience Alabama’s water, plants, wildlife and even geology firsthand while getting down and dirty with daily nature adventures.
Heritage Explorers, ages 9-11. Learn how to conserve our natural and cultural resources through fun, hands-on, and minds-on activities.
Survivor Week, ages 12-14. Think you have what it takes to survive in the wild? Put yourself to the test to see what you’re really made of. Visit www.alabamawildlife.org.
• Art-Standing (Art Camp)
The Montgomery Academy; (334) 272-8210
Rising 5th – 8th Grade; Session 1: June 3-7 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.; Fee: $100, $25 non-refundable deposit which is due at registration. Space limited to 15 participants. Early registration recommended.
• Barb’s Art Camp
(334) 269-2272; Summer 2013 for children 5 and up at Barb’s on Mulberry from 2 pm – 4 pm; $80 for 2 days. $40 Deposit required with remainder due on first day of camp
Session 1: Ages 5-up, June 11 and 12
Session 2: Ages 5-up, June 18 and 19
Session 3: Ages 6 and up – Multi Media Workshop- 3 days – July 16, 17, and 18 ($120)
Session 4: Ages 5-up, July 23 and 24
One Day (1 hour) Art Class for 4 year olds, $20; Tues, June 13 or Tues., July 25 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Please call 269-2272 or visit our website at www.barbsonmulberry.com. Classes taught at Nancy’s Italian Ice-cream every Thursday at 5:30 for $15 with a free ice treat. Be a Barb’s Fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/barbsonmulberry.
• Behind the Curtain: Technical Theatre
• Broadway South Musical Theatre
• Camp Invention
• Camp Grandview — YMCA
Shaun Carroll, 285-5381; Dates: May 28-August 16. Length: Weekly basis; Ages: 5-15
Other: Camp Grandview in Millbrook is a YMCA day camp for 5 to 15-year-olds, with pickup points at YMCA branches in Montgomery: East, Southeast the Soccer Branch, and the Goodtimes Center. Activities include horseback riding, water-balloon wars, nature, archery, swimming, sports and games, arts and crafts, canoeing, paddle boats, fishing, and archery. Friday is a special themed day camp-wide. The camp is located on 40 acres and has a six-acre lake and two miles of trails. The average age for counselors at Camp Grandview is 21. All are trained in CPR and first aid. Fees include lunch every day. Cost members $95/session; nonmembers $120/session. $10 discount for additional children.
• Camp Shakespeare
Call 271-5345. Two 1-week sessions: 7/15 – 7/19 and 7/22 – 7/26;
Age: Completed Grades 4-6
• Camp Shakespeare Extreme
Grades 7-12, One Week Only. July 8-12
• Camp Sunshine for Boys
262-2697; July 15-19; Boys Age: 6-10.
Other: Outreach program for less advantaged youth with a variety of outdoor activities. No cost but invitation only camp; may call for application.
• Camp Tukabatchee
Leith Wilson, 800-977-2688
Day and resident camps. Ages: By scout rank.
Week 1: June 2-8, Week 2: June 9-15, Week 3: June 16-22 and Week 4: June 23-29; Other: Boy Scout Camp. Emphasizing outdoor skills and leadership development. Week long experience with swimming, hiking, canoeing and other outdoor skills. www.camptuk.org or www.tukabatcheebsa.org
• Centre’ for Performing Arts
Dance Classes: Month of July, Creative Movement, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical and Gymnastics. Competition team tryout in the month of July. Ages 2 and up. Call 491-1192 or www.centreforperformingarts.com.
• C.J.’s Dance Factory
334.467.8603; SUMMER DANCE CLASSES BEGIN
June 13th, Every Thursday
*Pre Dance 3-5 year olds 2:00
*Ballet Technique and pointe 3:15-4:30
*Power Tumble (Beg/ Intermediate / Adv.) 4:30
Summer Dance Performances in each class to follow!
• Cub Camp
800-977-2688; Session 1: June 1-2; Session 2: June 29-30; Scout Registration (includes all meals, activities, t-shirt and patch) is $60.00 per scout. Please visit http://www.tukabatcheebsa.org for more information.
• Cub Scout Webelos Resident Camp, Camp Hobbs
800-977-2688; June 6-9 or June 13-16 and June 20-23 ; Cost: $105.00; ($120.00 if submitted after May 17th)
• Family Karate Center
Carole Coker, 277-4911; 8159 Vaughn Road. Next door to Jalapenos, Peppertree Shopping Center. Kids Karate camp for summer program. Ages 2 and up. Camp is free to all students at the Family Karate Center. Non-members get to try the Camp for one day free (any day they choose this summer). Please call for rates for non-members. The camp will teach Stranger Danger Child Abduction Prevention and Awareness Programs, The Ask Mom First Program (Child Molestation Prevention), “I am not a target” Bully Busters program and tips to teach children about lures child abductors use. Also included in the Kids Karate Camp will be beginning and advanced karate skills and drills, relay races, Samurai Pool Noodle Challenge, Karate Freeze Tag, Ninja Dodge Frisbee, Power Ranger Relay Race, and many other fun games that make children test their coordination and balancing skills.
• Fort Faith/Brigadoon Retreat Center
315 Brigadon Way, Ramer, Alabama
Please call 1-334-288-1188, ext. 210
All ages; Open year round
Hire facility out to churches for Summer Camps
• Green Gate School
3265 McGehee Rd.; Contact Yvonna Richardson,
• Junior Piano Camp
Sarah Cheetham, 334-462-1741
• Majorette, Baton, & Dance Studio of Prattville
Every Tuesday in June; Ages 3-16
Students will learn baton, dance team, ribbon team, rifle twirling, and flags in a Christian learning environment. Participate in parades and recitals. Cost is $62 for the session with a $20 registration. Space limited. Registration begins in April and runs through May. Call Inga Yarboro 361-0563 for more information or to register. Taught by Majorettes Baton Twirling Studio in Prattville.
• McBrien Design Art Studio
(334) 361-2238 Frances McBrien
Morning and afternoon sessions plus 3, 4 and 5 day camps to choose from. Each session features
different themes, art activities, and techniques, so be sure to sign up for more than one session.
Prepayment required to insure your child’s reservation. Ages 6-17 for camps except the ink
drawing camp. Fee includes snack and supplies.
Afternoon sessions, Time: 1:30-4:00 pm:
4 day-Drawing, Acrylic Painting, Watercolor,
Splatter Painting etc. June 3-6, June 10-13,
June 17-20 Fee: $80.00.
5 day-Drawing, Acrylic Painting, Watercolor,
Splatter Painting, Sculpting, Mosaics, etc.:
June 24-28, Fee: $100.00.
3 day-Exploring Acrylic painting techniques July 1-3, Fee: $90.00. Morning sessions, Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm: 3 day-Exploring Acrylic painting, techniques July 15-17, Fee: $90.00.
5 day-Drawing & Ink Drawing with various techniques July 22-26, Fee: $95.00.(ink camp open for 5th-12th graders).
5 day-Drawing, Acrylic Painting, Watercolor, Splatter Painting, Sculpting, Mosaics, etc.: July 29-Aug. 2nd, Fee: $100.00. Visit www.mcbriendesign.com
• Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
With summer quickly approaching, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is offering summer camp sessions for children ages six to 13. There is a camp schedule designed for everyone with week-long, half-day, and full-day options. Summer camp takes place during four weeks throughout the summer. The dates for camp are: June 24-28; July 8-12; July 22-26; and August 5-9; 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. The cost of the half-day camp is $100 for members and $160 for non-members. Full-day camp is $190 for members and $250 for non-members. These fun filled camps offer small group lessons in drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, and printmaking. Each camp offers different themes, art activities, and techniques, so students are encouraged to sign up for more than one week! Famous works of art in the Museum’s permanent collection will inspire projects, and students will explore many different media, such as clay modeling, mixed media sculpture, acrylic painting, watercolors, colored pencils, pastels, charcoal, pen & ink, printmaking, etc. The camps are designed for working parents in mind, as extended hours are offered. Camps are limited to 20 students and fill up quickly, so enroll today! Full day students must bring their own lunches. For more information, call the MMFA at 334.240.4333 or visit the website at www.mmfa.org.
• Montgomery Zoo
“Camp Safari”-- 240-4900
Dates: half days for 5-6 yr old, 7/15-19, 7/22-26; half day for 7-8 yr olds, 7/24-28, full day 7-8 yr old 7/8-12; half day for 9-10 yr old, 6/10-14, full day for 9-10 yr old, 6/17-21; full day for 11-12 yr old, 6/3-7. Ages 5 - 12 (each week is for specific ages). Cost: Non- members; $180 for full day, $140 half day. Members; $162 for full day and $126 for half day. Full day includes lunch and two snacks; one snack for half-day. See daily live animal presentations; get up close and personal with some of the Educational animals at the Montgomery Zoo; enjoy scavenger hunts; craft times; classroom time; playtime, splash time and games at our playground; rides on our horse trail rides, pedal boats, and sky lift; participate in animal encounters with the giraffes, river otters, deer and parakeets; see behind the scene tours and visits with our zookeepers and other staff members. Monday, Birds; Tuesday, Mammals; Wednesday, Reptiles and Amphibians; Thursday, Fish; and Friday, Insects.
• New Eagle Day Camp at Montgomery Academy
Call 270-0183; Eagle Day Camp is a fun-filled day camp for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade. Offered for nine weeks over the summer, May 28 to July 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a half-day option available (7:30 a.m. to noon). Open to all children in the River Region, the camp will offer wholesome and fun-filled activities for your child including arts and crafts, science magic, sports, gardening, a brand new SPLASH PAD and more! The camp will be led by the wonderful faculty of The Montgomery Academy.
May 28-July 26
Hours 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. with a half-day option available (7:30 a.m.-noon)
*Closed May 27 for Memorial Day
*Closed July 4 for Independence Day
Open to Boys and Girls in rising Kindergarten-6th grade
$200 a week for full day
$150 a week for half day
• P’zazz Art Studio
138 W. Main St. Downtown Prattville
Weekly Art Classes- Every Tuesday in June and July. Make the fun last all summer long! We will be exploring a variety of mediums and art techniques including drawing skills, acrylic painting, watercolor, pastels, and more!
Ages 6-9 , 4:00-5:00, Every Tuesday in June and July (Cost: $45 per month); Ages 10-13 5:15-6:15 Every Tuesday in June and July (Cost: $45 per month)
www.pzazzart.com; Contact Kasey Hope to register 334.354.1975.
This camp is designed especially for 4-5 year olds! We will study famous artists, explore acrylic paint, watercolor, drawing, and more! June 4-6, 10:00-12:00, Cost: $70
What fun we will have as we explore the many ways to create art using texture! In addition to learning ways to add texture we will also be learning to use a palette knife, make mosaics, and how to use found objects in our paintings! Students will complete really ‘wow’ type pieces in this class! June 4th-6th, 12:30-2:00, Ages 10-13, Cost: $150
P’zazz-5 Day Art Camp!
This camp is one of our most popular camps. It blends art history and the finer side of art with the fun and funky side of art as well. We explore it all... Acrylic paint, pastel, watercolor, splatter paint, t-shirts, and more!
Ages 6-9, June 10-14, 1:00-3:30; Ages 10-13, July 15-19, 1:00-3:30; Cost:$125
P’zazzy Zazz Art Camp
This camp explores the fun and funky side of art as we splatter paint, make t-shirts, glue art, paper quill, printmaking, recycled art, and soooo much more! June 18-20
Ages 6-9, 10:00-12:30; Ages 10-13, 1:00-3:30; Cost:$90
July 23-25; Ages 6-9, 10:00-12:30; Ages 10-13, 1:00-3:30; Cost: $90
• Prattville Dept. of Leisure Summer Youth Program
Weekly Field Trips, Games, Crafts and Swimming
Begins May 28th until the Friday before school starts, 7a.m. until 6 p.m. ; Ages 5 going into K-6th grade. Registration begins April 1st at the Doster Center. Parent Orientation: May 21 at 6 p.m. . Registration Fee – Non-refundable $70 per child; $60/week or $20/day. Call for Information - 361-3640.
• Prattville’s Performing and Visual Arts Camp for Kids
Music, Art, Dance and Drama
Two Week Long Camps for Ages 4-6, 7-9, and 10-up
June 17-21 “ON BROADWAY’ and July 15-19
9:00am-12:00. For more information call:334.361.0554.
• St. Bede Summer Camp
3870 Atlanta Highway (Child Development Center)
334-277-8551, Dates: TBA Times: 7 a.m. until 5:45 p.m. Ages: 5-13 years. Each week has its own theme with activities that correlate with that theme. Please call for rates.
•S.T.E.M. with Arduino UNO
William A T Bottger, 334.221.7703
Montgomery, AL (location to be determined)
I will be offering a full week of S.T.E.M. activities for 70 above average students who are serious about learning programming, electronics, robotics, and math. M-T-W-Th-F for 3 hours a day, AM session starts @ 9am, PM session starts @ 1pm. Multiple weeks available in June and July 2013 with maximum class size of 5. Minimum age 13 years. Fee is $330.00 per student for 15 hours of classroom time. Payment required at time reservation is made NLT 31 May 2013. No refunds can be made for any reason.
Helen Steineker, 240-4004
June 16-22. Week long camp. Fee: $325 and partial scholarships available. Includes registration, room, board, snacks, meals, fees, t-shirt and other activities. For stringed instrument players in junior high school. Seven-day residential music camp held at Huntingdon College and sponsored by the Montgomery Symphony. Seminar/camp includes daily orchestra rehearsals, chamber music, music theory and history classes. Full range of social opportunities. Visit www.montgomerysymphony.org for applications.
• Summer Fashion Camps offered at The Shoppes at EastChase
Vickie Lawrence, 279-6046
June 10-13 (ages 6-8), June 17-20 (ages 9-12), July 8-11 (ages 6-8) and July 15-18 (ages 9-12)
The Shoppes at EastChase will host Fashion Camps for the third year in a row, offering more dates and time for girls ages 6-12. The one-day camps will be offered in June and July from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and separated into two age groups: ages 6-8 and 9-12. The cost is $75 per child. Little fashionistas will study camp subjects such as Accessorizing 101, Model Behavior, Lights, Camera, Fashionista and Runway Ready, with the breakout sessions hosted by Claire’s, Earth Fare Organic Grocer, GAP Kids, Just for Girls, Versona Accessories, Anthony Vince Nail Salon, The Studio at EastChase, Cupcakes by Tish and Dillard’s. The day also includes lunch, a $25 gift card to The Shoppes at EastChase, Williams Sonoma and more. For more information please visit www.theshoppesateastchase.com . Online registration will be available April 1 or parents can also stop by Guest Services to register.
• Tonya Speed Dance Connection
3370 Harrison Rd., 277-1098; Summer camp dates: June 10-14 and July 8-12 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.(3-12 years). Fun activities include: Dance classes everyday, Water Play, Games, Spa Day and Movies. Cost: $150. Summer classes will begin in June. Classes offered in ballet, tap, jazz, Lyrical, Gymnastics, Baton, Hip-hop, Praise dance, Ballroom and Swing (ages 2.5 to adult) Zumba classes offered. Day and evening classes. Call for registration. www.tonyaspeedsdanceconnection.com.
• United Gymstars & Cheer Camp
Call 284-2244; 10 week Summer Camp, Weekly themed activities, gymnastics, trampoline, rope climbing, crafts and more. Beginning June 3 through beginning of August ; Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Ages: 4 and up. Half Day offered for 3 and 4 year olds. Call for rates.
• Weekend Warrior Camp
(grades 7-12), July 26 and 27
• YMCA Belser
Call 279-8833; Dates: May 28 – Aug 16
Stretch your child’s imagination away from video games and television in a true outdoor day camp experience. Facility includes a gym, outdoor pool, archery range, riflery range and a nature trail.
• YMCA Cleveland Branch
Call 265-0566. Dates: May 28-Aug. 16
Summer adventure; Ages 3-12 years..
• YMCA East Branch
Call 272-3390. Dates: May 28 – Aug. 16
Goodtimes program offered. Themed weeks, swimming, field trips, indoor and outdoor pool with two slides.
• YMCA Goodtimes
Call 279-8833; Dates: May 28 – Aug 16
Excellent facilities which include a cooperative summer academic enrichment program taught by certified teachers. The facility also includes a teaching pool, indoor gym, inflatables and a water park.
• YMCA Junior High Teen Leadership Program
Call 279-8833; Dates: May 28 – Aug 16
A new program designed to teach teens leadership skills. Teens will be involved in enrichment activities for the younger campers, service projects, fun excursions, a camp day with other YMCA Leadership Leagues and a trip to North Carolina to participate in the Junior High Christian Values Conference.
• YMCA Kershaw
Call 265-1433, Summer Camp Dates: May 28 – August 16; Ages 5 – 15. Call for cost and registration details.
• YMCA Prattville
Smith Branch, 365-8852
East Bradford Branch, 358-9622
Main Day Camp, girls and boys ages 6-12. An outdoor program. Registration Date April 18th at 8 a.m. Bradford East YMCA. Begins May 28th – in August. Mon. - Fri. Before and after care available at no extra charge. Must be picked up by 5:45. For more members only. For more information please call Betty Estes, 358-1446.
• Daniel Pratt Camp
Daniel Pratt School. Dates and ages the same as above. For members and non-members. Registration Date April 19th at 8 a.m. Bradford East YMCA. Begins May 28th –August school starts. Mon. - Fri.
• Pine Level Summer Camp
Pine Level School. Dates and ages the same as above. For members and non-members. Registration Date April 19th at 8 a.m. Bradford East YMCA. Begins May 28th – August. Mon. - Fri.
• Cheer Camp
Grades 1-12, boys and girls; May 28- 30 or Aug 6-8; Times 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. or Gymnastics and Cheer camp from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.; Please call for pricing. Call Bambi at 365-8852 for more information. Discount for multiple sign ups.
• Gymnastics Camp
May 28-30 or Aug. 6-8, Ages 6-18; Times 9 a.m. through noon or both Gymnastic and Cheer from 9 a.m. until 4; Please call for pricing. Includes t-shirt and camp refreshments. Call Bambi at 365-8852.
If you choose to do both a discount will be offered.
• East Bradford Branch– 358-9622
Sport Camps, Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m. - Noon
Girls basketball- TBA April 1st
Soccer Camp, TBA April 1st
Golf Camp-TBA April 1st
Tennis Camp-TBA April 1st
Boys basketball, TBA April 1st
Fishing Camp-TBA April 1st
Wrestling Camp-TBA April 1st
Girls Volleyball, TBA April 1st
Please call for pricing. Pricing is based on how many camps signed up for. Discounts are given for multiple camps and for multiple children in family.
2-22 Campis a program for rising seventh thru ninth graders. Members ONLY. Registration is the beginning of March. The camp will cover character development, life skills, job skills, service learning and have activities such as board games, gym games, community service and field trips. Begins 1st day of school being out. Call Jeffery at 358-9622 for more information.
• YMCA Southeast Branch
Summer Camp Dates: May 28 – August 16; Ages 5 – 15. Please call for cost and registration details.
• YMCA Sports Central
Call 262-6411; Dates: May 28 – Aug 16
Sports Central is the perfect place for children to improve their sports skills. Facility includes a youth fitness center, 2 gyms and a swimming pool.
• YMCA Wetumpka
Call 567-8282; Day camp, 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Mon. - Fri. May 28 until beginning of school in August. Swimming, crafts, games, outdoor sports, field trips. Themed weeks. Entire day is planned. Call to register. Call for rates.
Alabama Residential Camps
• Alpine Camp for Boys
P. O. Box 297, Mentone, AL 35984, (256)634-4404
Call for CD-ROM with video
Junior Camp: (Grades 1-5) July 27-Aug. 6, $2,500.00; (Grades 2-9) First Term: June 1 to June 26- $4,500.00; (Grades 2-9) Second Term: June 29 to July 24 - $4,500.00; Other: ACA accredited. Christian camp offering a well-rounded camping experience.
• Camp Alamisco
Dadeville, AL 334-272-7493 (call for free brochure);
Adventure Camp, June 2-9, ages 7-9.
Junior Camp, June 9-16, ages 10-12.
Teen Camp, June 16-23, ages 13-16.
Fees: $300 per week. Some discounts offered.
Camp fees cover your lodging, food, and activities (there will be an extra charge for some creative arts projects
Other: ACA accredited. Traditional camp activities including water sports, horsemanship, and climbing wall, plus program for advanced campers. Located on beautiful Lake Martin near Stillwater.
• Birmingham YMCA - Camp Cosby
Alpine, AL, (800) 852-6729
Eight different sessions ranging in many different age groups. Camp dates begin on Sunday, June 2nd and end on July 27. Ages 6-16.
Other: ACA accredited. Water skiing specialty camp, equestrian camp, mini-bikes, climbing and so much more. Please visit our website for all ages, sessions, dates and prices. Many to choose from. Costs ranging from $405 to $920 depending on camp and session.
• Camp Chandler - YMCA
Jeff Reynolds, Program Director, 269-4362
Rangers (8-14 Year Olds)
Session 1, June 2-8; Session 2, June 16-22; Session 3, June 23-29; Session 4, July 7-13; Session 5, July 14-20; Session 6, July 21-27 and Session 7, July 28-Aug. 3
Members $540 and Non-Members $590.
Scouts (5-8 Year Olds)
Session 1, June 2-4; Session 2, June 23-25; Session 3, July 28-30
Cost: Members $235 and Non-Members $260
Explorer Program (7-9 Year Olds)
Session 1 June 5-8; Session 2 July 12-15; Session 3 June 26-29 and July 31-Aug. 3.
Cost: Members $290 and Non-Members $320
Pioneers (13-14 year olds)
Sessions 1 June 16-22; Session 2 July 7-13; Session 3 July 21-27.
Cost: Members $690 and Non-member $740
Wranglers (10-14 years old)
Session 1 June 2-8; Session 2 June 16-22; Session 3 June 23-29; Session 4 July 7-13; Session 5 July 14-20; Session 6 July 21-27; Session 7, July 28-Aug. 3.
Cost: Members $640, Non-members $690
Extreme (10-14 Year Olds)
Session 1 June 2-8; Session 2 June 16-22; Session 3 June 23-29; Session 4 July 7-13; Session 5 July 14-20; Session 6 July 21-27 and Session 7, July 28-Aug. 3.
Cost: Members $640 and Non-Members $690
Fishing Camp (10-14 Year Olds)
Session 1 June 2-8; Session 2 July 23-29; Session 3 July 14-20 and Session 4, July 28-Aug.3.
Cost: Members $640 and Non-Members $690
Leaders in Training (LITs-15 yrs)
Session 1 June 9-29; Session 2 July 7-27; Cost: Members $540 and Non-Members $590
Ski Venture (10-14 Year Olds)
Session 1 June 2-8; Session 2 June 16-22; Session 3 June 23-29; Session 4 July 7-13; Session 5 July 14-20; Session 6 July 21-27 and Session 7, July 28-Aug 3. Cost: Members $640 and Non-Members $690
• Camp Cottaquilla, Anniston, AL
Call (256) 295-9082 or 800-734-4541
Dates: June 3-Aug. 2 day camp (5-12 year olds); June 3-Aug. 2, Resident camp (Ages 6-14). Open House is March 16 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Other: ACA accredited. Swimming, paddleboats, canoes, hiking and nature exploration, cook-outs, campfires, songs, sports and games, arts and crafts and skits. Optional special programs. There is the opportunity for Counselors in Training, 11th and 12th grades in the fall.
• Camp Kiwanis
Phone: 1 (800) 239-6636
Dates: Week 1: June 30-July 5; Week 2: July 7-July 12
Grades: 2nd – 12th grade
Price: $300 - $450
All girls invited to enjoy a week at summer camp on beautiful Lake Martin. Girls will participate in activities such as archery, canoeing, crafts, sailing, hiking and swimming. All activities are designed to emphasize teamwork and leadership and promote girls of courage, confidence and character. There is a Counselor in Training (CIT) program for girls in grades 10-12. Swimming lessons are taught by a certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Kamp Kiwanis is accredited by the American Camp Association.
• Camp Laney, Mentone, AL
Call 1-256-634-4066 or 4067
Length: 1 & 2 week; Age: Boys 8-14
Junior Camp – Boys finishing 2nd grade only. Session A: June 23-29; $1,225;
2 week sessions – Boys (completed second grade-14); 1st session: June 9-21; 2nd session: June 23-July 5; 3rd session: July 7-19; 4th session: July 21-August 2; $2,475
Other: ACA accredited.
• Camp Mac Summer Camp for Boys and Girls
2671 Cheaha Road, Munford, Alabama
(256) 362-7449; Ages: 2nd grade – 9th grade; Dates: Junior Term (2nd-5th) 6/3-15 ($1975); 1st Senior Term (3rd – 9th grade) 6/17 – 7/13; $3400; 1st Intermediate session – (3rd – 5th grade) 6/17 – 7/8 ($2950); Second Senior Term (3rd-9th) 6/16-Aug. 10 ($3300); and 2nd Intermediate Session (3rd-5th) 7/16– 8/5; ($2950)
• Camp Marannook
Lafayette, Al. From sunrise to after sunset, every camp day is packed with fun. Campers will swim, shoot archery, make crafts, eat s’mores around the campfire, and play games on the game field. They explore a huge maze, ride the cable car and crazy swing and are challenged by various rope and climbing activities. And there is a one-of-a-kind Bible Time with skits and drama. When the campers arrive, the counselors are ready to build relationships and to share the love of Christ through these relationships. June 9-Aug. 2; 1st – 9th graders;
Residential and Day Camps.
• Camp Scoutshire Woods, Girl Scout Camp
Citronelle, 1 (800) 239-6636, www.girlscoutssa.org
Dates: Week 1: June 9-14; Week 2: June 16-21; Week 3: June 23-28; Grades: 2nd – 12th grade; Price: $325 - $400
All girls invited to enjoy a week at summer camp on the sand hills surrounded by pines and magnolias. Girls can participate in activities, such as horseback riding, archery, canoeing, crafts, hiking and swimming. All activities are designed to emphasize teamwork and leadership and promote girls of courage, confidence and character. There is a Counselor in Training (CIT) program for girls in grades 10-12. Swimming lessons are taught by a certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Camp Scoutshire Woods is accredited by the American Camp Association.
• Camp Skyline Ranch
Mentone, AL. Call (800) 448-9279; Dates: 6/9 -8/2
• Camp Victory, Samson, AL
Call (334) 898-7948
Dates: Weekly sessions, May 26 – July 27; Ages: grades 3 – 12; coed camp. Air conditioned cabins. Activities include Bible Classes, Singing, Missionary Presentations, Volleyball, Riflery, Horseback Riding, Ping-Pong, Swimming Pool, Tetherball, Good Food, Archery, Mini Golf, Canoeing, Basketball, Foosball, Crafts, Carpet ball, Outdoor Education, Boating, Fishing, Tournaments, Low Ropes Challenge Course and Climbing Wall
Trained Christian staff who live in cabins with campers; evening chapel. Affiliated with the Children’s Bible Mission. $225 per week; Website: www.campvictoryal.org
• Camp Wheeze Away
Brenda Basnight, 244-7811
June 2-7; Kids ages 8-12 suffering from moderate to severe asthma can apply for this FREE summer camp program offered at YMCA Camp Chandler. Kids experience all the fun of summer camps while learning confidence building skills in asthma management from medical professionals. www.campchandler.org/Camps/CampWheezeAway
• Kanawahala Program Center, Chelsea, AL
205-678-8843 or 800-734-4541,
Owned and operated by Cahaba Girl Scout Council. June 24- Aug. 2 resident camp; Length: 1 weeks with some smaller sessions available; Age: Girls, Gr. K-12
• Museum Expedition Archaeology Camp 35
Tuscaloosa, AL Phone: (205) 348-7550
Discover Alabama’s diverse natural history by participating in the 35th Annual Museum Expedition Camp! Participants will have the fun and unique opportunity to work with scientists in the field of archaeology as part of actual scientific research to examine Alabama’s intriguing natural heritage. Students, teachers, and adults will spend a week at the Expedition field camp working with scientists to learn excavation techniques, laboratory procedures, and specimen identification.The Museum Expedition combines real exploration, with real science to create a unique experience and lasting friendships. THIS IS NOT YOUR ORDINARY SUMMER CAMP!
Middle School Camp (6th, 7th, 8th grade) – June 17-22
High School Camp (9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grade) – June 24-29; Course Credit: Students can earn elective high school credit through advance arrangements with their school and the Expedition staff. Teachers can earn University of Alabama continuing education units or professional development hours
Registration: Space is limited to 20 participants, so contact us soon to reserve your spot. To register for the program, please complete a registration form (click and print the document below) and return it along with a $50 deposit to reserve a space to participate in the Museum Expedition 35. Cost: Program tuition is $350 per week ($325 for Museum Members). Accommodations, food, and scientific equipment will be provided; a detailed list of what to bring is included in the registration packet. For more information or to become a member of the Museum, call 348-7550. Website: http://amnh.ua.edu
• Ponderosa Bible Camp, Mentone, AL
(256) 634-4397; Dates: 6/9- 7/12; Length: One week; Ages: 7-17 and Leadership Training Program for 11th and 12th graders; Other: ACA accredited. For a Blast and a Blessing! Members of CCI. Co-ed camp for boys and girls ages 7-17. Website: www.ponderosabiblecamp.com
• Riverview Camp for Girls
Mentone, AL; (800) 882-0722
Dates: Short Term – (ages 6-16) 6/2-7, (ages 6-12) 6/9-14, 6/16-24, 6/23-28, 6/3--7/5, 7/21-26, 7/28-8/2; Cost: $1,375. Long Term – (ages 6-16) 6/10-6/22, 6/24-7/6, 7/8-7/20, 7/22-8/3; Cost: $2375.00.
Other: ACA accredited. Free video and catalog. Non-denominational Christian camp. More than 15 activity choices available, including riding, climbing tower and ropes course. New pool and new tennis courts.
• Athens YWCO Camp for Girls
Clarkesville, GA, (706) 754-8528:
Four 1 week sessions 6/3-8, 6/10-15, 6/17-22, 6/24-29, ($690 early bird registration)
Two 2 week sessions 6/3-15, 6/17-29, ($1,240 early bird registration); Horseback Specialty Camp: ages 10-15, Dates: 6/3-15, 6/17-29
CIT Leadership Program: 6/2-29
Length: 1-2 weeks. Girls ages 6-16
Other: ACA accredited. Horseback riding, Basketball, drama, dance, creative arts, hiking and backpacking. Tennis & golf packages available. White water rafting available. Website: www.athensywcocamp.com or
Raleigh, NC; (888) 833-1907; Dates: 6/16-8/11
Length: 10-27 days; Grades 7-12+
Other: Adventure programs in Africa and Egypt, Asia, Australia and Pacific, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, North America and South America.
• Camp Cheerio
Glade Valley, NC; (336) 363-2604; (800)226-7496; Ages: 7-15; Dates: 6/9- 8/16 One week and two week sessions. 8 total sessions available.
Rates: Depending on which session you choose prices range from $850 -$1800. During the three weeks of girls camp or the five weeks of coed camp, Cheerio offers campers the chance to participate in over 35 different activities that help them explore and develop their potential and their lives as young Christians in an environment that is safe and supportive.
• Camp Dixie, Clayton, GA
(706) 782-3717; Length: 1, 2 , 3, 4, 6 & 7 weeks; Ages 6-15 Dates: 6/9-7/27 Rates: Range from $745 to $4895 depending on which session you choose.
• Camp Gwynn Valley
Brevard, NC; (828) 885-2900; Dates: 6/7 – 8/11
Rates ranging from $1475 - $3900; Length: 8 Days to 3 weeks; Age: Gr. K-8th
Other: ACA accredited. Located in Blue Ridge Mts. with focus on creative and nature-oriented activities, with working farm and grist mill.
• Camp Hollymont for Girls
Asheville, NC; (828) 686-5343; Dates: 6/16 – 8/9
Length: 7,13, 20 or 27 days; Age: Girls 6-15
Christian girls camp located in the mountains of Western North Carolina just outside of Asheville.
• Camp Horizons
3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg, VA; (540)-896-7600
Dates: 6/16 – 8/24
Coed, Overnight, Ages 6-17
Seven sessions offered. One week: $1100 or Two weeks for $1950. Performing/Visual Arts, Sports, Aquatics, Outdoor Adventure, Horseback Riding, Nature and more!
• Camp Juliette Low
Cloudland, GA; (770) 428-1062
• Camp Merri-Mac
Black Mountain, NC; (828) 669-8766;
Dates: 6/9-8/10; Length:1 (starter camp for first time campers only), 2, 3, 4, & 5 weeks; Rates: 1 week session $1,300, 2 week session $2850; 3 week session $3900; 4 week session $4900; and 5 week session $5500; Age: Girls 6-16; Other: ACA accredited. Offers a fun-filled growing experience with an outstanding staff and riding program. Website: www.merri-mac.com.
• Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer
Arapahoe, North Carolina
Call (252) 249-1111 or (252) 249-1212; Dates: 6/9 – 8/9; Length: 1, 2, & 4 week session; Ages: 6-16
Cost: Ranging from $983 to $4997
Other: ACA accredited. Nationally recognized sailing and motor boating program as well as all traditional camp activities. Website: www.seagull-seafarer.org .
• Camp Stanislaus
Bay St. Louis, MS; (228)467-9057; Boarding camp.
Dates: 6/9 – 7/6 ; Rates $650 - $2300 for Residential
Length: 1, 2, 3 and 4 week sessions; Ages: boys 8-15. Other: A fun camp revolving around water activities and more. On the beach. Driver’s Ed and scuba offered. Website: www.campstanislaus.com
• Camp Timberlake
• Camp Widjiwagan
Nashville, TN; 615-360-2267
Dates: 5/27-8/2: Seven sessions. 5 Day, One week and Two Week options. Summer Camp for Boys and Girls from 3rd grade to 9th grade. Located on the shores of Percy Priest Lake, in Antioch, Tennessee, just 20 minutes from downtown Nashville. Camp Widjiwagan sits on 320 acres and 4 miles of shoreline at the Joe C. Davis YMCA Outdoor Center. Offering day, overnight and family retreats. Co-ed programs for rising 1st-9gth graders. Activities include team building, leadership, swimming/splash park, lake sports, horseback riding, team adventures, sports, zip line, and ski and equestrian schools and more! Call or visit www.campwidji.org.
• Camp Woodmont
Cloudland, GA; 706-398-0833
Dates: 6/2-7/26: Five –one week sessions and Three-2 week sessions. Summer Camp for Boys and Girls 6 - 14. ACA accredited. Traditional activities - swimming, horseback riding, archery, sports, arts & crafts, drama/dance, cheerleading, nature activities, canoeing, fishing, hiking, challenge course, climbing wall, and more. Limited enrollment, caring counselors and close family-like atmosphere makes campers feel secure, welcomed and re-assured. Cabin living atop breezy Lookout Mountain. Two generations of family management. Extremely close supervision of campers, staff, and activities. Call or visit www.campwoodmont.com.
• Eagle’s Nest Camp
(a division of Eagle’s Nest Foundation)
Call (828) 877-4349; Summer address: 43 Hart Road, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768; (828-884-2788)
Winter address: P.O. Box 5127, Winston-Salem, NC 27113; (336-761-1040)
• Experiment in International Living
(800) 345-2929. Motivated high school students engage in cross-cultural living as members of host families in Africa, Asia, Pacific, the Americas and Europe. Must have completed 9th grade. 3, 4 or 5 week programs. Foreign language studies a prerequisite for most sessions. Please visit our website for more information, session dates and rates at www.usexperiment.org
• Falling Creek Camp for Boys
Tuxedo, NC; (828) 692-0262
Boys Camp, ages: 6-16; 1 week sessions to 4 week sessions; Camp Dates: 6/2– 8/9; Rates: One week session, $1285; Two-week session, $2985; Three-week session, $4125 and Four-week session, $5125.
Other: Wilderness adventure camp. Includes archery, riflery, sailing, riding and much more.
• Moondance Adventures
Atlanta, GA; (800) 832-5229
Dates: 6/18 - 8/3; Length: 14,18, 21, 22, 23 and 24 days; Age: 12-18. Other: Includes backpacking, rafting, canoeing, surfing, mountaineering, scuba, and climbing in California, Colorado, Yosemite, Wyoming, Pacific Northwest, Alaska, Kilimanjaro, Alps, Washington state, plus much more. Call or email for prices or request a catalog.
• North Carolina Outward Bound
Asheville, NC; toll-free 888-756-2627
• Sail Caribbean
Northport, NY; (800) 321-0994;
Length: Programs range from 14 to 21 days
Grades 6th – 12th.; Other: Activities include sailing the Caribbean plus courses in scuba, and marine biology. Many sessions available. www.sailcaribbean.com
• Twin Lakes Camp
Florence, Mississippi; 601-845-6858
5-Sessions: Session 1: June 3-8; Session 2: June 10-15; Session 3: July 1-6; Session 4: July 8-13; Session 5: July 15-20. Overnight camps for ages 6-12. Monday thru Saturdays. Biblical teachings are woven into a week filled with exciting adventures waiting around every corner.
Twin Lakes is located on waterfront property and offers Sling Shot Paintball, Challenge Course, Dirt Biking, Swimming, Horses, Riflery and Archery, Rock climbing, Super fun games and Wild Wilderness Adventures. Please visit us at www.twinlakescamp.org or call us at (601) 845-6858.
• YMCA Camp Ocoee
Ocoee, TN; (423) 338-5538; Dates: 6/2 – 8/3
• Churchill Academy
Lisa Schroeder, 270-4225
Tutoring available for summer. Grades K-12. One-on-one tutoring. Call for rates. Times at parents’ convenience.
• All Arts & Sciences Camp
Greensboro, NC; (866) 334-2255
• Cushing Academy Summer Session
Ashburnham, Mass.; (978) 827-7700
Dates: 7/1 -8/2; Length: 5 weeks; Age: 12-18
• McWane Science Center
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL
Summer Camp, June 3-August 9. In just one day at camp, your child can discover a dinosaur, explore the ocean floor and so much more! The various themes and activities allow children to experience something new each day! Morning and afternoon week long sessions available for 4K-9th grade
Full day/full week: $300 (Members save $50), Half Day/full week: $150 (Members save $25)
Reservations are required. All camps include lunch. Please visit our website at www.mcwane.org
• Rising Star, Savannah College of Art & Design
Savannah, GA; 800-869-7223
Dates: June 22-July 27 Five-week session; Open to students who completed junior year of high school and are interested in a career in the visual and performing arts, design, building arts, or the history of art and architecture. The course carries 10 hours of college credit, which may be applied toward a degree at the Savannah College of Art and Design or other colleges. Contact Fran Jones in Montgomery for additional information at 324-1412.
• Alabama Baseball Camp
Tuscaloosa, AL; (205) 348-8849, The University of Alabama has a wide selection of Baseball camps during the months of June and July. Age ranges for these camps are K-12th grade. 1,2,3 and overnight camps available. Please visit their website for dates, applications and more information. Website: www.bamabaseball.com
• Alabama Football Camp
Tuscaloosa, AL; (205) 348-0808
Youth Camp (Ages 8-14), June 9-12
Kicking-Long Snapper Camp,
(Grades 9-12) June 8
High School Camp (Grades 9-12), Two sessions: June 2-5 and July 14-17
O-line/D-Line Camp, (Grades 9-12) June 15
Other: Taught by Alabama Crimson Tide Football Staff to enhance football skills, weight training and speed. Website: www.rolltide.com. There are many summer camps available through Alabama Athletics. You can obtain information on dates and costs as well as enroll online.
• Alabama Women’s Basketball Camp
• Auburn Tiger Golf Camp
June 4-7 (9th birthday through high school graduate)
The camp is open to golfers of all skill levels, ages eight through high school seniors. For information contact: (334) 844-9657. Please visit www.auburntigers.com
• Auburn Tiger Softball Camp
Steve Johnson, 334-844-9564
June 9-12 – Elite Camp – Grades 8th-12th
July 7-9 - Fundamental Camp –Grades 3rd-9th.
Some of the nation’s top collegiate and scholastic coaches explain, demonstrate, and organize a unique learning environment through creative and innovative teaching methods. Visit www.auburntigers.com.
• Auburn Tiger Swim Camp
• Auburn University Baseball Camps
Auburn, AL; Call 334-844-4975
Team Camp, June 14-16 and June 18-20
High School Exposure Camp,